sardonic cynic

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You’ve seen them and loved them. Just flipping through the telle you will see how our Indian origin actors are securing memorable roles on the tube. Here’s a post on all the Indian origin actors in Hollywood. You make us proud. 
Adhir Kalyan 

Name Pronunciation: |ʌdhɪr|
Born: Durban, South Africa
Where you’ve seen him: Spooks, Aliens in America, Nip/Tuck, and recently Rules of Engagement. He’s also done a number of roles in movies like Fired Up, Paul Bart:Mall Cop and No Strings Attached.
Danny Pudi

Name Pronunciation: |dæn̩i:|
Born: Chicago, USA.
Where you’ve seen him:  Done a few episodes of ER, Gilmore Girls, Greeks, he is now seen as a regular as Abed Nadir in Community.
Aziz Ansari

Name Pronunciation: |ɜ:zi:z|
Born: South Carolina, USA.
Where you’ve seen him: Done a few roles in shows like Reno 911 and Scrubs, he now plays he role of Tom Haverford on Parks and Recreation.
Maulik Pancholi

Name Pronunciation:|maʊlɪk|
Born: USA
Where You’ve seen him: on Weeds as Sanjay and in 30 Rock as Jonathan. He also voices the character of Baljeet on Phineas and Ferb. 
Kalpen Modi A.K.A. Kal Penn

Name Pronunciation:|kəlpen|
Born: New Jersey, USA.
Where you’ve seen him: Kumar in the Harold and Kumar film series, Taj Badlandabad in the Van Wilder film series. Also in The Namesake.
Kunal Nayyar

Name Pronunciation: |kun̩ʌl|
Born: England but raised in New Delhi, India
Where you’ve seen him: He has acted in very few productions but he’s best know as Rajesh Koothrapali better knows as Raj in The Big Bang Theory.
Naveen Andrews

Name Pronunciation: |n̩əvi:n̩|
Born:London, England.
Where you’ve seen him: On Lost, Bride and Prejudice, The English Patient , Provoked.
Sendhil Ramamurthy

Name Pronunciation : |sen̩ðhɪl̩|
Born:Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Where you’ve seen him: as Dr Mohinder Suresh in Heroes. He’s acted in the Chris Pine movie, Blind Dating. Also, It’s a Wonderful After Life, a Horror - Romance.
Dev Patel

Name Pronunciation:|̩deɪIv|
Born: Harrow, England.
Where you’ve seen him: British drama Skins; Danny Boyle’s, Acamedy Award winning film, Slumdog Millionaire. Also M N  Shyamalan’s, The Last Airbender

You’ve seen them and loved them. Just flipping through the telle you will see how our Indian origin actors are securing memorable roles on the tube. Here’s a post on all the Indian origin actors in Hollywood. You make us proud. 

Adhir Kalyan 

timmy adhir kalyan

Name Pronunciation: |ʌdhɪr|

Born: Durban, South Africa

Where you’ve seen him: Spooks, Aliens in America, Nip/Tuck, and recently Rules of Engagement. He’s also done a number of roles in movies like Fired Up, Paul Bart:Mall Cop and No Strings Attached.

Danny Pudi

abed

Name Pronunciation: |dæn̩i:|

Born: Chicago, USA.

Where you’ve seen him:  Done a few episodes of ER, Gilmore Girls, Greeks, he is now seen as a regular as Abed Nadir in Community.

Aziz Ansari

aziz ansari parks and recreation

Name Pronunciation: |ɜ:zi:z|

Born: South Carolina, USA.

Where you’ve seen him: Done a few roles in shows like Reno 911 and Scrubs, he now plays he role of Tom Haverford on Parks and Recreation.

Maulik Pancholi

Name Pronunciation:|maʊlɪk|

Born: USA

Where You’ve seen him: on Weeds as Sanjay and in 30 Rock as Jonathan. He also voices the character of Baljeet on Phineas and Ferb. 

Kalpen Modi A.K.A. Kal Penn

Name Pronunciation:|kəlpen|

Born: New Jersey, USA.

Where you’ve seen him: Kumar in the Harold and Kumar film series, Taj Badlandabad in the Van Wilder film series. Also in The Namesake.

Kunal Nayyar

Name Pronunciation: |kun̩ʌl|

Born: England but raised in New Delhi, India

Where you’ve seen him: He has acted in very few productions but he’s best know as Rajesh Koothrapali better knows as Raj in The Big Bang Theory.

Naveen Andrews

andrews lost

Name Pronunciation: |n̩əvi:n̩|

Born:London, England.

Where you’ve seen him: On Lost, Bride and Prejudice, The English Patient , Provoked.

Sendhil Ramamurthy

Mohinder Suresh Heroes

Name Pronunciation : |sen̩ðhɪl̩|

Born:Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Where you’ve seen him: as Dr Mohinder Suresh in Heroes. He’s acted in the Chris Pine movie, Blind Dating. Also, It’s a Wonderful After Life, a Horror - Romance.

Dev Patel

jamal

Name Pronunciation:|̩deɪIv|

Born: Harrow, England.

Where you’ve seen him: British drama Skins; Danny Boyle’s, Acamedy Award winning film, Slumdog Millionaire. Also M N  Shyamalan’s, The Last Airbender

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    This list will be complete after you add Sandeep Parikh.
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